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Festive Holiday Place Setting for a Special Christmas (Eve) Touch

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There are few instances where I remember my mom pulling out her fine china – big (extended) family get-togethers for special occasions like baptisms and Christmas. This was when large amounts of people were expected to come (as in around 50+). When it was more informal and immediate family, my mom had no problem using […]

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5 Holiday Gift Ideas Under $40

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The holidays bring a variety of gifting opportunities; you probably have a significant list of people you need to find gifts for this holiday season, right? From friends and family to coworkers and kids’ teachers, there’s plenty of gifts to find on your holiday shopping list! That’s why I love the array of gift options […]

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Kid-Friendly Holiday Drink: Gingerbread Eggnog Shake {Recipe}

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When I think of holiday food, I think of food that is very different than what most American households customarily serve. Gingerbread, peppermint, pumpkin, and turkey are not part of our traditional Puerto Rican Christmas menu. We serve pernil, arroz con gandules, pasteles, and coquito! My husband’s family is from Trinidad, so they also serve […]

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Casual, Yet Festive Holiday Outfit Idea

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There are so many events to attend in December, aren’t there? Aside from Christmas itself, you may have multiple holiday parties, school functions, and rounds of friends and family to visit. With so many events, it’s typical that you will need some festive holiday outfits to wear. During a visit to the Walmart home office […]

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Adding Christmas to Our Foyer: Simple Christmas Decoration Idea

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While we don’t typically host holiday gatherings, this Christmas season, it’s possible we may have a few folks over due to our kids’ birthday parties and our upcoming move to another town. The kids have quite a few goodbyes to say, so I’m preparing for occasional visits this month. Truth be told, it was very […]

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